Does Medicine Really Make Us Feel Better?

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After refusing to take medication while undergoing the removal of her wisdom teeth, many people gave their opinion on Kristina Carillio's decision. The health advocate and raw vegan pioneer shares her strong opinion about the pharmaceutical drug industry and what REAL health means to her:

So many people now a days really look to taking drugs or medication for illnesses or diseases, but what if these ailments can be assisted or helped by changing one's diet? Can a raw vegan lifestyle or diet help one's health? Why do people feel the need to depend on medicine? Thomas Edison once said, "The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition." Can food be thy medicine?! Does Medicine Really Make Us Feel Better? We want to hear your thoughts!

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